A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 112 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.8 km (124 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 22:37:27 / February 9, 2016 @ 10:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7913 West, latitude -22.6558 South, depth = 199.8 km. The temblor was detected at 19:37:27 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004z4g. Unique identifier: us20004z4g.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 112 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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